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Monday, March 16, 2020

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: G-23 State Capitol

Working session to select 10 evaluation topics for the legislative survey.

Meeting materials

Monday, March 16, 2020
Time Note: Postponed until further notice.

Ways and Means

Chair: Rep. Lyndon Carlson
Location: 200 State Office Building
I. MMB overview of Governor's supplemental budget recommendations.
- Myron Frans, Commissioner, MMB
- Britta Reitan, State Budget Director, MMB
II. HF4326 (Liebling) Public health emergency; peacetime declaration of emergency authorized, health care response revolving account and loan program established, and money transferred to health care response revolving account.
III. BILL ADDED: HF 3980 (Liebling) Public health response contingency account money deposit transferred. (pending referral at session)
IV. HF3964 (Hornstein) Federal REAL ID Act; compliance implementation governed, background check requirements eliminated, documentation of residence for driver's license and Minnesota identification card requirements amended, and money appropriated for Driver and Vehicle Services temporary staffing.
V. HF3977 (Brand) Revenue and security federal loan deposits provided, accounts established, and money appropriated.
VI. HF3547 (Tabke) Motor vehicle registration tax determination amended.
VII. HF3391 (Moller) Guardianship and conservatorship provisions modernized and modified.
VIII. HF2965 (Hansen) West Saint Paul; Highway 52 bridge designated as Private Joseph Marthaler Memorial Bridge.
IX. *HF998 (Ecklund) Sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder court guidance provided
X. *HF982 (Long) Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act proposed for adoption by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws,
XI. HF1863 (Lillie) State employee salaries funding appropriated in the event of nonappropriation.
XII. HF505 (Fischer) State flag design task force created.

Other bills may be added. The order of the agenda may change.

*These bills will be procedural motions to refer without recommendation to another committee. HF 998 will be recommended to be referred to Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform. HF 982 will be recommended to be referred to Judiciary Finance and Civil Law. Should these bills move forward, a more complete discussion will occur upon return to Ways and Means for final consideration.

HF1914 (Edelson) Advanced practice registered nurses added to certain statutes. (pending referral)
HF1058 (Halverson) Litigation proceeds required to be appropriated to commissioner of health and used for tobacco use prevention activities, and money appropriated.

Bills Added
Bills Removed

Monday, March 16, 2020 , 11:00 AM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber

Monday, March 16, 2020 , 12:00 PM

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources

Chair: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen
Location: 300N State Office Building

1. Approve the minutes for LCCMR meeting on January 16, 2020

2. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today’s business

3. Action: Emerging Issues proposal: Chronic Wasting Disease Targeted Outreach Engaging Culturally-Diverse Hunting Communities

? Marc Schwabenlander (U of MN)
? Dr. Peter Larsen (U of MN)

4. Other business

5. Public Testimony

The public is asked to keep their comments brief. If you would like to testify, please contact Diana Griffith at 651-296-2406 or by 4:00 pm the day before the meeting and specify to which agenda item your testimony relates. The chair will accommodate testimony at the requested agenda item as time allows.

6. Adjourn

Meeting materials are available at LCCMR Meetings page.

NOTICE: Pursuant to M.S. 13D.015, some members may be participating by phone.

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: 10 State Office Building
*HF 3029 has been added to the agenda.*

Bill Hearing:

HF 4268 (Ecklund) Existing easements held by rural electric cooperatives allowed to be used to provide broadband service.

HF 3029 (Ecklund) Broadband development grant program annual statutory appropriation provided, and money appropriated.

Bill may be added to the agenda.

Bills Added
Monday, March 16, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Long-Term Care Division

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: 200 State Office Building

HF3336 (Moller) Direct support staff providing licensing home and community-based services training requirements modified.
HF3520 (Cantrell) Disability waiver rate system; employment exploration service staff base wage modified, and required analysis of absence and utilization ratio for day programs and unit-based services modified.
HF3130 (Edelson) Intermediate care facility modified for persons with developmental disabilities payment rates.

Bills Added

Monday, March 16, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Property and Local Tax Division

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Andrew Carlson
Location: 5 State Office Building

I. HF 3708 (Sandell) Woodbury; local lodging tax authorized
II. HF 3022 (Hamilton) Mountain Lake; tax increment financing five-year rule extended to ten years
III. HF 3826 (Ecklund) Properties eligible for class 4b classification expanded
IV. HF 3578 (Petersburg) Homestead determination provisions modified
V. HF 3876 (Petersburg) five-year pooling rule extended to ten years for redevelopment districts outside metro area
VI. HF 4144 (Marquart) Local government debt financing modified

Bills may be added to the agenda

Bills Added
Monday, March 16, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Water Division

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Peter Fischer
Location: Basement Hearing Room
*The Water Division meeting is canceled. All Water Division meetings are canceled until further notice.

HF3951 (Lippert) Artificial aquifer recharge use facilitated where appropriate, and report required.
HF4010 (Jordan) Groundwater protection provision modified.
HF3944 (Fischer) Drinking water; network for monitoring unregulated contaminants funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3947 (Poston) Water quality trading third-party broker system funding established, and money appropriated.
HF3968 (Heintzeman) Water appropriation allocation priorities modified.
HF3595 (Torkelson) Minnesota River basin water quality and storage program established, and money appropriated.

Bills Added

Monday, March 16, 2020 , 4:00 PM
Time Note: Hearing to begin 15 minutes after session adjourns.

Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: 5 State Office Building

HF4242 (Acomb) - Black Men Teach Twin Cities grant authorized to increase black male teacher numbers, report required, and money appropriated.

HF4157 (Noor) - Increase Teachers of Color Act in higher education strengthened, and student teacher grants and teacher shortage loan forgiveness provisions modified.

HF4088 (Noor) - Student teacher grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF4452 (Bernardy) - Minnesota Goes to College program expanded, and report required.

Bills may be added or removed at the discretion of the Chair.

If you'd like to testify, please email or call 651-296-2491.

Bills Added
Monday, March 16, 2020 , 6:30 PM

Capital Investment Division

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
All bills will be heard on an informational only basis. Amendments can be presented for reference.

Bills Added